The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh (2016)

Ghosh studies our inability at the level of literature, history and politics to determine the scale and violence of climate change. The climate crisis asks us to think about other forms of human existence, a task to which fiction, Ghosh argues, is the best suited of all states. The Great Derangement serves as a brilliant writer’s summons to discuss the most urgent task of our time.

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